Memphis Donuts

Add a smoky (and healthier!) twist to your favorite indulgence. Whether you like them in the morning or for an evening dessert, these donuts are a tasty treat that can be whipped together in less than half an hour using the Memphis Grill.


  • Donuts:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2/3 cups + 3 tablespoons whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Memphis Maple Glaze:
  • 2 cups confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/3 cup real maple syrup
  • ¼ cup heavy cream
  • 1/8 tsp. kosher salt
  • Vanilla Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 small pinches of salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons milk
  • Optional: food coloring and sprinkles


  1. DONUTS:
  2. Set your Memphis grill to 350 F.
  3. Spray your heavy-duty donut pan with nonstick cooking spray
  4. Whisk the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl
  5. Whisk together the egg, milk, butter, and vanilla extract in a separate bowl
  6. Mix the wet and dry ingredients. Stir together until well combined—but don’t overmix.
  7. Fill a piping bag or a plastic bag with the batter and use it to fill the donut molds about ¾ of the way full. You can also use a spoon to do this.
  8. Bake for 10 minutes
  9. Remove from grill and let donuts cool
  11. Whisk together powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and salt
  12. Add one teaspoon of milk, and whisk to combine with ingredients
  13. Add additional milk if glaze gets too thick; mix until you reach desired consistency
  14. Add your favorite food coloring
  16. Whisk the sugar, syrup, heavy cream, salt, and vanilla extract until they are smooth

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